I made up some chicken soup tonight- it was a little spicy (too much black pepper) but seemed like the perfect meal as we ate it watching our street grow more and more white with snow by the minute. Sean has been eating solids now for a couple months, and for Christmas I was given a food mill by my brother and sister in law Will and Stacey. This thing is awesome!Some of you may know that Ryan and I are a little particular about some things, one of which is food. So you can only imagine how we are with the food we give Sean. So this food mill allows me to grind up anything I have made that is to solid for Sean to eat. So tonight Sean had some pureed broccoli and chicken soup! Thanks Will and Stacey!
I have also been meaning to post a little about a few of Sean's Christmas presents . . . as mentioned above, Ryan and I are a little particular, so before Christmas we asked our family not to get Sean toys that had flashing lights or made a lot of noise, but rather toys that would stimulate his mind and that were lead paint free :) . I know, BORING! So Uncle Will thought he would teach us a lesson by giving Sean:
I am happy to report that Sean already knows his multiplication so well that he has now moved to using the cards as chew toys!
Some other great toys Sean got from family are also in the photo. Shape sorter, stackable color things, oh and you might recognize that creature like thing on the side . . . . yes that is a giant stuffed E coli. I was going to take it to school, but Sean seems really into the enormous eyes (and no, E coli don't really have eyes).
Thank you family for putting up with us and for encouraging Sean in his learning and growing! We love you all!